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KWLA announces Outstanding Teacher, Outstanding New Teacher at conference

Tracy Rucker, a French teacher at Louisville Collegiate School, is the 2021 recipient of the Kentucky World Language Association (KWLA) Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award. He received the award on Sept. 17 at the KWLA Fall Virtual Conference.

Eastern High School senior says students must be part of the...

Eastern High School senior Solyana Mesfin reflects on the tragic loss of a fellow student and how she and her fellow students must be part of the solution to youth violence.

Five Kentucky public schools named 2021 Blue Ribbon winners

The U. S. Department of Education named five Kentucky public schools as 2021 National Blue Ribbon Schools based on their overall academic excellence.

Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs announces Demo Day competition winners

There were 120 Kentucky students who attended the Governor’s Schools for Entrepreneurs (GSE) this summer and participated in an opportunity to pitch their business startup ideas at two competitive Demo Days on June 26 and July 24 at Northern Kentucky University (NKU). GSE was split into two sessions that ran from June 6-26 and July 5-24.

Former Bullitt County superintendent Keith Davis returns to the classroom in...

For almost 30 years, Keith Davis has been out of a public school classroom. But it wasn’t until he was on the brink of retirement that he realized he had more gas in the tank.

Students shine in STEM events during first virtual national TSA conference

More than 80 middle and high school students from 12 schools represented Kentucky during the 2021 Technology Student Association (TSA) National Conference, with several bringing home awards. More than 5,000 students from across the country participated in the first National TSA Conference to be held virtually.

Jefferson County’s Marty Pollio named KASA’s 2022 Superintendent of the Year

Jefferson County Public Schools Superintendent Marty Pollio was named the 2022 Kentucky Superintendent of the Year by the Kentucky Association of School Administrators (KASA). He received the award during KASA’s annual leadership conference on July 30.

School leaders thankful coalition work has valued the voice of all...

Our experience with the Kentucky Coalition for Advancing Education has given us hope for change in our educational system, a change that will reflect the voices of district and school leaders, teachers, students, families and community members.

Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council hears details on proposed KBE student representative...

Students have a voice in the proposed selection process for future student representatives on the Kentucky Board of Education (KBE). The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council (SAC) heard about the proposed process during its regular meeting on July 20.

24 Kentucky Valvoline Teacher Achievement Award winners named for 2022

The Kentucky Department of Education and Valvoline Inc. have selected 24 outstanding Kentucky educators as recipients of the 2022 Valvoline™ Teacher Achievement Awards (TAA). These teachers qualify to compete for the 2022 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Award, which will be announced in September.